I Am Big Bird (DVD) & The Wisdom of Big Bird

Caroll Spinney
Rated by
Hannah Jane C.
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

I Am Big Bird is a must-see for fans of Sesame Street, Jim Henson, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, or all of the above. It’s a documentary focusing on the life of Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who plays both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, and also sometimes other famous Sesame Street characters like Bert.

Cover of The Magicians

The Magicians Season 1 (DVD)

Mitch Engel
Rated by
Jed D.
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

This isn’t Hogwarts or Narnia, exactly. It’s more like a dark reflection of those popular magical fantasy novels. In the first season of The Magicians, based on

Midnight Special Graphic

The Midnight Special (DVD)

StarVista Entertainment
Rated by
LeeAnn B.
Monday, Nov 9, 2015

If you remember (or have heard anyone talk about) LPs, 8-tracks, bell bottoms and the time when disc jockey Wolfman Jack ruled the FM radio waves; watch this to relive it or to see what it was like. The 6-disc set compiles some of the best performances from the NBC Friday night variety show.

Yes Please

Amy Poehler
Rated by
Katie S.
Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

Yes Please gives readers insight into the crazy, hilarious, sweet and caring mind and life of Amy Poehler. She discusses everything from the day she was born, to the first time she realized she wanted to be an actress, to learning improv in Chicago.

The season one cover of the paranormal television series Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13 (dvd)
Rated by
Diane H.
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013

Warehouse 13 stores and safeguards objects imbued with magical powers. Gandhi's sandals bring a sense of peace, Marilyn Monroe’s hairbrush can turn your hair blond, an ancient Roman coin can erase memories. These objects can be healing, frivolous, or extremely dangerous, especially in the wrong hands. Sometimes those wrong hands are merely ignorant, others are deliberately malicious.

Heat Wave by Richard Castle

Rated by
Nancy B.
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

Heat Wave is the first book purportedly written by Richard Castle. Richard Castle, in turn, is the title character of the ABC crime drama, Castle.

Sherlock (DVD)

Rated by
Rachel C.
Friday, Dec 28, 2012

The BBC reboot of Sherlock Holmes updates the iconic detective for the twenty-first century. The genius remains on the cutting edge of technology, virtually glued to his phone, and his longsuffering Watson records their adventures in his therapist-mandated blog. Gone are the pipes, replaced with nicotine patches (“It’s impossible to maintain a smoking habit in London.”), yet Dr. John Watson is still an injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan.

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer on DVD

Rated by
Melody M.K.
Friday, Oct 14, 2011

Friday, Jul 23, 2010

Geek that I am, I can’t believe I’m about to write a negative review of a “Star Trek” product, but it’s true.

Saturday, Jun 12, 2010

This Canadian television series is a wonderful saga of a young family during the Great Depression. There are characters of all ages so your entire family will enjoy it. I just happened across it in the library one day. After watching the first show I was hooked and watched all five seasons.